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Spikers open NLC tourney at 6 p.m. Thursday
Kodiak’s quest for its first Northern Lights Conference volleyball championship since 1996 begins Thursday. The top-seeded Bears finished regular-season play at 10-0 and received a first-round bye into Thursday evening’s semifinals at Soldotna High School. Kodiak will play either No. 4 Colony (4-6) or No. 5 Wasilla (2-8) at 6 p.m. The winner clinches one of the conference’s three state tournament berths and advanc...
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Alaska Science Forum: Alaskans’ vitamin D production slows with the season
Interested people are needed to participate in a one-year study to assess the effects of long dark winters on the vitamin D and calcium levels of Fairbanks residents. So began a recruitment poster Meredith Tallas created more than 25 years ago. Now living in California, in 1983 Tallas was a University of Alaska Fairbanks student who wanted to study how levels of a vitamin related to sun exposure fluctuated in peop...
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Business brings new type of healing to Kodiak
There’s a new way for people in Kodiak to recover from carpal tunnel, back pain and other aches. Lori Siebe, owner of Well Being Massage and Rossiter, has reopened her massage business with an additional service — Rossiter workouts. Rossiter is a two-person stretching workout intended to adjust connective tissue in order to allow people to move without pain. “The theory with Rossiter is that the issues are caused ...
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Disovery Channel announces new Kodiak-based reality show
Get ready to see more of Kodiak Island on TV. On Tuesday, a Discovery Channel spokeswoman confirmed the network and production company Orion Entertainment are filming here for “Kodiak,” a four-part series set to air in 2014. “We are currently in production, and we just started filming this week,” wrote Discovery spokeswoman Kate Aconfora in an email. According to information released by Discovery and confirmed by ...
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Playbook: Nov. 6
Thursday, Nov. 7 Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Colon/Wasilla winner at the Northern Lights Conference Championships in Soldotna, 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 Swimming: Kodiak at the Region III Championships in Kenai. Volleyball: Kodiak vs. Palmer at Palmer High School. C squad, 10 a.m.; junior varsity, 11 a.m.; varsity, 12:30 p.m.
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Kodiak toppled as top halibut port in Alaska
Kodiak will not take Alaska’s halibut title for a second year. With 97 percent of the halibut quota in the central Gulf used, Homer has landed 4.39 million pounds of halibut to Kodiak’s 3.38 million. The halibut season ends Nov. 7, and just under 339,000 pounds of halibut quota remains in the central Gulf of Alaska. Statewide, 20.53 million pounds of the state’s 21.81 million-pound quota have been taken. After Hom...
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Filmmaker writes book about Kodiak Island
Swedish filmmaker Stefan Quinth has released a book that he claims is the largest book about Kodiak Island. His new book, “Kodiak, Alaska: The Island of the Great Bear” was released in English this month and will be available for purchase at various locations around town. The 270-page, 18-chapter book includes photos, interviews and stories about Kodiak Island, its people and the bears. The book covers the history...
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Fisheries work group keeps advisory committee
After listening to public comments, the city and borough fisheries work group has decided that more advice is better, at least for now. The work group met to discuss on Monday morning to discuss dissolving the Kodiak Fisheries Advisory Committee, a suggestion brought up at the October meeting by the committee chairman Trevor Brown. KFAC was established in 2007 to provide recommendations to the Kodiak City Council ...
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Alumni update: Past KHS stars meet in college
A pair of former Kodiak High School swimming standouts met in the pool Saturday in Arizona. Jori Lindquist, a freshman for Northern Arizona, and Laura Griffing, a junior at the University of Idaho faced each other for the first time at the collegiate level, and it was Lindquist’s squad that walked away with a 175-125 victory. Lindquist got the best of Griffing as she swam the anchor leg of the second-place 400-met...
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Kodiak swimming sends 14 to state
Kodiak swimming and diving qualified 14 individuals to the state meet that begins Friday in Juneau. Kodiak’s girls are the two-time defending champions and will try for a 3-peat with a squad of six. That small number does include juniors Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes, who are seeded first in both of their individual events. The two have combined to win eight individual state titles the past two years. Lindquist h...
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